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John Beaumont, 1st Viscount Beaumont, 6th Baron Beaumont, was born 16 August 1410 to Henry Beaumont, 5th Baron Beaumont (c1380-c1413) and Elizabeth Willoughby (c1382-bef1428) and died 10 July 1460 at the Battle of Northampton (1460) of killed in action. He married Elizabeth Phelip (c1413-bef1442) after 23 July 1425 JL . He married Katherine Neville (c1397-c1483) after 1442 JL . Notable ancestors include William I of England (1027-1087), Charlemagne (747-814), Hugh Capet (c940-996), Alfred the Great (849-899), Henry II of England (1133-1189). Ancestors are from England, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Russia, Ukraine, Belgium, the Netherlands, Italy, Spain, Turkey, Portugal, the Byzantine Empire, Sweden.

John Beaumont, 1st Viscount Beaumont (c. 1409–1460), was an English nobleman and magnate from Folkingham, Lincolnshire. He was a councillor to King Henry VI and was rewarded for his services, becoming a leading member of the East Anglian nobility. Beaumont held numerous offices for the crown, and was promoted up the peerage to become the first man with the rank of viscount. He also amassed immense personal wealth, acquired through inheritance, marriage, and royal patronage.



Children


Offspring of John Beaumont, 1st Viscount Beaumont and Elizabeth Phelip (c1413-bef1442)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Joan Beaumont (-1466)
Henry Beaumont (bef1438-aft1440)
William Beaumont, 2nd Viscount Beaumont (1438-1507)



Namesakes of John Beaumont, 1st Viscount Beaumont (1410-1460)

 Birth placeDeath placeFatherMotherJoined with
John Beaumont, 4th Baron Beaumont (1361-1396)(Duchy of Brabant)Stirling, Stirling and Falkirk, Scotland, United KingdomHenry Beaumont, 3rd Baron Beaumont (1340-1369)Margaret de Vere (c1344-1398)Catherine Everingham (1367-1428)
John Beaumont (?-1526)EnglandHenry Beaumont (?-1471)Eleanor Sutton (?-c1513)Elizabeth Mytton (?-?)
John Beaumont, 1st Viscount Beaumont (1410-1460)Northamptonshire, England, United KingdomHenry Beaumont, 5th Baron Beaumont (c1380-c1413)Elizabeth Willoughby (c1382-bef1428)Elizabeth Phelip (c1413-bef1442)+Katherine Neville (c1397-c1483)
John Beaumont, 2nd Baron Beaumont (c1317-1342)Henry Beaumont (c1255-1339)Alice Comyn (bef1296-bef1349)Eleanor Plantagenet (c1318-1372)



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‡ General
₪ Wedding
  • between 1425-07-24 and 1436-07-03